Supervisor, Maintenance

Ontario, Canada
Dec 31, 2020
Jan 15, 2021
Full Time
Who We Are

Why Vale?

Be a part of the largest mining company in the Americas and one of the largest in the world with operations in more than 30 countries. At Vale, we strive to be the number one global natural resources company in creating long term value, through excellence and passion for people and the planet.

Vale is proud to be part of the mining history in Sudbury which has existed for more than 100 years. With a focus on nickel and copper production the 4,000-person operation is Vale's largest Canadian site. In total, Vale has five mines, a mill, a smelter and a refinery in Sudbury, making it one of the largest integrated mining operations on the globe. We are privileged to operate in the territory of the Robinson Huron Treaty and homeland of the Métis.

Difference Makes All the Difference

At Vale, we are committed to ensuring an inclusive work environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. Vale encourages everyone to express their ideas and opinions and Vale values the plurality of individual profiles. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or any other personal consideration that makes us different.

Vale is seeking to increase diversity across our operations and improve equal opportunity at Vale and in the mining industry.

The Opportunity

Do you value safety and risk management and make it a priority just as we do? Are you motivated to work collaboratively in a team environment?

We are currently seeking Supervisor, Maintenance- Industrial Maintenance Planner to join our Creighton Mine Maintenance Department in Sudbury.

You will continuously improve the work team (crew) performance through effective use of established processes and procedures at various plants or mines within the Sudbury area. As a Supervisor, Maintenance - Industrial Maintenance Planner you will be accountable for planning, scheduling and/or supervising a crew.

Although previous experience in mining or an industrial setting is considered an asset, we also appreciate that diversity of thought comes from our differences – and that’s what makes us great!

Education & Experience:

· The ideal candidate will have a College diploma in Industrial Mechanics

o Engineering degree in a related discipline would be an asset.

o Certification of qualification within the trade preferred but not required

· A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a maintenance or operations discipline, including some time leading a crew

· Experience with industrial maintenance planning using SAP program preferred but not required, experience in other maintenance programs will be considered

Requirements & Accountabilities:

Key Accountabilities as a Planner

· Execute the “Plan Work” element of the Asset Management Framework

· Review work order status on a daily basis: To assist in prioritizing planning work and to track upcoming work.

· Plan approved work orders (within area of responsibility) for resource procurement and execution prior to the Required By Date.

· Incorporate crew input into planning packages.

· Identify and escalate all critical issues that threaten the successful planning of work orders for completion by their Required By Date.

· Plan work to minimize the impact on operating performance and demand for resources without exceeding the Required By Date for work completion.

· Develop and use work templates to improve the efficiency of the planning process.

· Exhibit effective Team Leadership and Team Membership behaviors.

· Work as a relief supervisor as required.

Key Accountabilities as a Supervisor

· Hold crew accountable for area Safety behavior, housekeeping, teamwork and professionalism.

· Supervise and coordinate the “maintenance work” components of the Asset Management Framework.

· Ensure planned work orders are closed with completion codes and comments for future analysis.

· Carryout tasks while on shift on behalf of the Superintendent and as such assists the Superintendent in achieving the overall area targets for his/her area of accountability.

· Work within budget, guidelines and standards and execute Safety and Maintenance Plans as established by the Superintendent.

· Work with the crew to develop an interactive workplace environment.

· Work collaterally and cross functionally, with colleagues, engineering, production, and services to achieve the objectives of the Maintenance Department.

About Applying:
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  • We appreciate your interest in being a part of the team though only those applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Vale is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodation is available throughout our recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.
  • Closing Date: January 15, 2021